Founded: 2017

PDC of the founder: 2018

Permaculture teacher certificate: 2020

Type: education and demonstration

Character: Settlement / community

Description: Permacultural center “Green Hills” was established in the ecovillage with the same name (founded in 2012). Il has territory of about four hectares. It’s a commun project of all ecovillage families.

Center’s aims:

  • to grow ecological food for our own needs and for selling;
  • to hold ecological festivals and seminars;
  • to develop green tourism and camps for children;
  • to protect the environment, to increase the biodiversity;
  • to spread ideas of permaculture and sustainable development.

Elements and management methods in use: constructed wetland for greywater, rainwater tanks, mulchingmixed plantingwindbreak, forest garden, warm Rozum bedshugel beds, keyhole beds, biodynamic agriculture, crafts, cob building

Solutions for functional integration of the elements: combining fruit trees garden and vegetable garden, various use of warm Rorum beds

Zoning and object placement according to sectors: there are zones of cereals field, fruit trees and nut trees

Accepting visitors: by appointment

Accepting volunteers: by appointment, in the warm season, with your own tent, accommodation in the house with hostsaccommodation in the hotel

What can volunteers learn: to lay out a garden, different types of beds, cob building, permaculture methods

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